By Debra Webb
"Smart, savvy, horny and a slammin' nice learn. i admire Jackie Mercer!" ~Cindy Gerard, NYT bestselling writer DECEPTION Jackie Mercer can’t abide deception. hello, a girl who single-handedly outfitted the Mercer Detective employer from the floor up has a correct to count on honesty in a courting. inform that to the creep who, in basic terms this morning, she proposal can be Mr. correct. mistaken! chance Her day basically will get worse from there. An ominous message arrives followed via the photograph of a guy she hasn’t visible in ten years: You have been the final one to work out him alive. hope Jackie's personal first rule is easy: by no means combine enterprise with excitement. regrettably the one applicant for the investigator place she badly wishes stuffed is a hunky more youthful guy. Derrick Dawson has excitement written far and wide his rock-hard physique and shortly either her enterprise and her international quick spin approach uncontrolled. Time for chocolate and a shot of previous No. 7—not unavoidably in that order. catastrophe She’s in genuine hassle while a moment message, this one together with a useless physique, drops into the combo. Jackie does what any clever Texas lady might do: she kicks butt and takes names, whereas the secret spiraling round her lengthy misplaced lover and her allure to Derrick Dawson plunge her right into a tangled net of surprising secrets and techniques and lethal deceptions. Jackie has her fingers complete and her middle at the line—time to play soiled.
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Betsy? ” I patted the top of my head. ” Hobbs nodded. ” A laugh choked out of me. “What’d she do? ” My multitalented assistant took care of the bail bonding as often as I did. Strangely enough I was sorry I’d missed that one. Betsy Wells? She was like the personification of the kindly grandmother everyone pictured on the porch in a rocking chair. “Jasper took the last beer,” Hobbs explained. ” I did a double take. ” “She shot her husband for taking the last beer in the house,” Hobbs said slowly and loudly as if I was hearing impaired.
Donna’s eyes danced with delight. ” I nodded. “Actually, it was a little later. ” Shari’s mouth dropped open. “Ohmigawd! ” I shook my head. “Nope. I had on my pink Victoria’s Secret thong and matching bra. ” Whoops and cheers punctuated my admission. I laughed some more and then I downed the rest of my drink. Might as well enjoy this. I held up a hand for silence. ” I lowered my voice. ” The prize was mine. A new thong, this one lavender, with matching supersexy bra. We turned to poker then, passing around a Swisher Sweet cigar.
There had to be a way to block that foolish reaction. I understood with complete certainty that a relationship with him would be bad, capital B A D. No question. He was my employee (emphasis on the ee). I knew me and men too well to let the volatile combination merge with business. It was clear from past experience that relationships were like higher math to me. hard as I tried. Sex, now that was a different story. If, think something around the size of Texas—mega huge if, I could merely have sex and leave off the idea of a relationship, then it worked.